The modality detected more deadly cancers and achieved a better recall rate than traditional mammography, according to Penn researchers.
The Association for Medical Imaging Management is the latest medical group to postpone or cancel its annual meetings amid the coronavirus outbreak.
It's been tested in mouse models, but was recently approved for investigational use in small breast-cancer clinical trials.
The system did stumble when interpreting exams from an outside hospital, but the researchers believe there's a bright future for such tools as radiology aides.
Engineers from Dartmouth University also said their approach would cut out the need for gadolinium-based contrast agents.
Current procedural terminology fixes helped stymie a concerning growth in the use of extremity nonvascular ultrasound, researchers reported in Current Problems in Diagnostic Radiology.
The group said its decision is based on recommendations from state, federal and global health organizations. SIR 2020 was set to begin March 28 in Seattle.
In particular, the doc-certification nonprofit said it’s canning both diagnostic radiology and radioisotope safety testing slated for April 6 in Tucson, Arizona.
Washington state researchers detailed their use of radiography in a recent case study published in the New England Journal of Medicine.
Cardiac allograft vasculopathy is one of the most serious conditions that transplant patients face after surgery, but now clinicians have gained an upper hand in the fight.
Various U.K. radiologic societies declared contact shielding offers "minimal or no benefit," encouraging the field to focus on other areas of radiation protection instead.
The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) has officially canceled its 2020 annual meeting in Orlando, Florida, due to continued concerns over the new coronavirus.